Addressing the Global Crisis of Mass Incarceration of Women: Options for Drug Policy Reform During COVID-19
THURSDAY, MAY 20. 2021.
This side event will discuss the various issues associated with the mass incarceration of women for drug offenses, and propose a series of recommendations for reform, from a gender and feminist perspective.
TUESDAY, APRIL 13, 2021.
This Vienna launch will be an opportunity for several authors of the book to share their experiences and research, and discuss options for addressing and redressing the harms faced by women in global drug policies.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24, 2021.
This side event discusses the most pressing issues faced by women who use drugs and incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women, with accounts of lived experiences from the United States and Mexico.
FRIDAY, MARCH 19, 2021.
Seeking to contribute to efforts to find human rights-based solutions to the crisis prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, a group of organizations from the region participated in a public hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 19, 2021 to express concerns about the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women deprived of liberty in Latin America.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 2021.
The panelists will give a brief overview of the broad scope of issues that place women and other groups in situations of vulnerability as a result of this flawed policy approach, and how to engage those most directly impacted as key stakeholders in the push for reform.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3, 2020.
This webinar will look at the drivers of mass incarceration worldwide, sharing analysis on the impact of COVID-19, the negative impacts of imprisonment exposed by the pandemic, and the challenges and opportunities it provides for sustainable reform.